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The Lum Edwards Collection
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The Lum Edwards Collection
by Old Time Radio Researchers Group
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YOURS TRULY, JOHNNY DOLLAR THESE ARE THE 30 MINUTE BOB BAILEY EPISODES 11-11-1956 to 11-27-1960 The individual episodes of Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar have been broken down into several different pages by lead actor: Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar - Single Episodes or Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar - Single Episodes - Charles Russell Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar - Single Episodes - Edmond O'Brien Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar - Single Episodes - John Lund Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar - Single Episodes - Bob...
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Old Time Radio
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260 old time RadioCommercials
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The Lum Edwards Collection
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THE GREAT GILDERSLEEVE The Great Gildersleeve is a radio situation comedy broadcast from August 31, 1941, to March 21, 1957. Initially written by Leonard Lewis Levinson, it was one of broadcast history's earliest spin-off programs. The series was built around the character Throckmorton P. Gildersleeve, a regular element of the radio situation comedy Fibber McGee and Molly . The character was introduced in the October 3, 1939 episode (number 216) of that series. The Great Gildersleeve enjoyed...
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The Lum Edwards Collection
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LUX RADIO THEATRE The individual episodes have been broken down into several different pages: Lux Radio Theatre - Single Episodes or by season: (There are no known surviving First Season episodes) Lux Radio Theatre - Single Episodes - Second Season: 07/29/35 to 06/25/36 Lux Radio Theatre - Single Episodes - Third Season: 07/01/36 to 07/05/37 Lux Radio Theatre - Single Episodes - Fourth Season: 09/13/37 to 07/04/38 Lux Radio Theatre - Single Episodes - Fifth Season: 09/12/38 to 07/10/39 Lux...
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The Joe Hehn Memorial Collection
The Joe Hehn Memorial Collection
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67
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This information was updated from an original post at the Old Time Radio Researchers group page. It describes this initiative. We express our gratitude to the family and friends of Joe Hehn who made this collection of recordings and scans of hard copy materials possible: The passing of pioneer OTR collector Joe Hehn must be noted. He died at age 88 on Saturday, October 17, 2020. Few of today’s collectors have heard his name, but in the late 1960s and early 1970s, he played an important role...
Topic: joe hehn, old time radio, otrr
Old Time Radio
by Old Time Radio Researchers Group
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THIS IS YOUR FBI This Is Your FBI was a radio crime drama which aired in the United States on ABC from April 6, 1945 to January 30, 1953 for a total of 409 shows. The show featured true cases from FBI, and told from an agent's viewpoint. FBI chief J. Edgar Hoover gave it his endorsement, considering it "Our Show" and calling it "the finest dramatic program on the air". The shows would involve everything from crackdowns on organized crime, or stories of individual...
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Old Time Radio
by Old Time Radio Researchers Group
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THE ADVENTURES OF SAM SPADE The Adventures of Sam Spade was first heard on ABC July 12, 1946, as a Friday-night summer series. The show clicked at once, and went into a regular fall lineup on CBS September 29, 1946. From then until 1949, Sam Spade was a Sunday-night thriller for Wildroot Cream Oil, starring Howard Duff in the title role. With Duff's departure, NBC took the series, leaving it on Sunday for Wildroot and starring Stephen Dunne as Spade. This version lasted until 1951, the last...
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Old Time Radio
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52 shows from the Mutual Broadcasting System radio program starring Basil Rathbone as Sherlock Holmes and Nigel Bruce as Dr. Watson. The show was sponsored in 1939-40 by Grove's Bromo Quinine and later enjoyed an extended run as The New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes under the sponsorship of Petri Wines. These recordings are of varying quality with most in the good to very good sound range. The files have been tagged with the most accurate information available and each file name begins with the...
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Topics: sherlock holmes, nigel bruce, basil rathbone, OTR, old time radio, mutual broadcasting system,...
Old Time Radio
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Old Time Radio
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FORT LARAMIE Fort Laramie opened with "Specially transcribed tales of the dark and tragic ground of the wild frontier. The saga of fighting men who rode the rim of empire and the dramatic story of Lee Quince, Captain of Cavalry". When Norman Macdonnell created Fort Laramie in late 1955, he made it clear to his writers that historical accuracy was essential to the integrity of the series. Correct geographic names, authentic Indian practices, military terminology, and utilizing actual...
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Old Time Radio
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Sci-Fi Radio was an anthology of magazine short story adaptations, with a pretty good choice of the stories. These were recorded off the radio and vary in quality.
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Topics: OTR, Old Time Radio, Sci-Fi, Science Fiction
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YOURS TRULY, JOHNNY DOLLAR THESE ARE THE 15 MINUTE BOB BAILEY SERIALS 10-03-1955 to 11-02-1956 The individual episodes of Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar have been broken down into several different pages by lead actor: Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar - Single Episodes or Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar - Single Episodes - Charles Russell Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar - Single Episodes - Edmond O'Brien Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar - Single Episodes - John Lund Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar - Single Episodes - Bob...
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Old Time Radio
by John Dehner
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Frontier Gentleman was a radio Western series heard on CBS from February 2 to November 16, 1958, initially heard Sunday afternoons at 2:30pm through March when it moved to 7pm. The program opened with a trumpet theme by Jerry Goldsmith and this introduction: Herewith, an Englishman's account of life and death in the West. As a reporter for the London Times, he writes his colorful and unusual accounts. But as a man with a gun, he lives and becomes a part of the violent years in the new...
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Topics: OTR, Frontier Gentleman, John Dehner
The Lum Edwards Collection
by Old Time Radio Researchers Group
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DANGEROUS ASSIGNMENT Film actor Brian Donlevy played Steve Mitchell, international operative whose had two jobs. Get in and out of danger. Donlevy had the voice and delivery to make the show sound plausible, even if it was routine Cold War brush fire stuff. Herb Butterfield was the Commissioner, a taskmaster shrouded in secrecy who served up the situations that Mitchell seems never to refuse. The Commissioner's secretary is played by Betty Moran. She actually seems to care about the Steve's...
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Old Time Radio
by Old Time Radio Researchers Group
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THE ADVENTURES OF THE FALCON This hard boiled spy drama began as an RKO Radio Pictures theatrical serial in the 1940s, went on radio in 1943, and then came to TV around ten years later in a Syndicated series produced for distribution by NBC Films; the series was about an American agent whose code name was "Falcon". The success of the films led to a radio series that premiered on the American Blue Network in April 1943, and aired for the next ten years on various networks. It was here...
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The Lum Edwards Collection
by Old Time Radio Researchers Group
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THE LONE RANGER "A fiery horse with the speed of light, a cloud of dust and a hearty hi-yo silver! The Lone Ranger! With his faithful Indian companion Tonto, the daring and resourceful masked rider of the plains led the fight for law and order in the early western United States. Nowhere in the pages of history can one find a greater champion of justice. Return with us now to those thrilling days of yesteryear! From out of the past come the thundering Hoofbeats of the great horse Silver ......
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The Lum Edwards Collection
by Old Time Radio Researchers Group
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MR. DISTRICT ATTORNEY From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Mr. District Attorney is a popular radio crime drama, produced by Samuel Bischoff, which aired on NBC and ABC from April 3, 1939 to June 13, 1952 (and in transcribed syndication through 1953). The series focused on a crusading D.A., initially known only as "Mister District Attorney," or "Chief", and was later translated to television. On television the D.A. had a name, Paul Garrett, and the radio version picked up...
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Old Time Radio
by Old Time Radio Researchers Group
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THE MAN CALLED X Beginning in the summer of 1944, at the height of World War II, The Man Called X was originally a kind of "FBI" program. The series soon developed a more international approach, however, featuring danger, intrigue, and romance in exotic settings. On any given Saturday or Sunday evening, Wendell Niles would say, "Wherever there is mystery, intrigue, romance, in all the strange and mysterious places of the world, there you will find "The Man Called X"....
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Old Time Radio
by Old Time Radio Researchers Group
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MAGIC ISLAND Magic Island was a syndicated serial that first aired sometime in 1936 and consisted of one hundred thirty 12-minute episodes. The storyline dealt with a wealthy woman and her search for her long lost daughter. She finds her on a man-made island that can submerge to avoid detection. The series was targeted for a juvenile audience and small children are the main focus of the story line. From the Old Time Radio Researcher's Group. See "Note" Section below for more...
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Old Time Radio
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(132 Episodes) "The Life of Riley": starring William Bendix as lovable, blundering, Chester A. Riley, was a radio situation comedy broadcast during and after wartime 40s. Because of its overwhelming radio popularity, Riley graduated as easily to a 1949 feature film, as it did to 1950s television. Also, in 1958, it hit the newsstands, when Dell Comics released "The Life of Riley" in comic book form. . Although "The Life of Riley" had originally begun as a proposed...
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Topics: Old Time Radio, OTR Sitcom, OTR Comedy, OTR Wartime - Post Wartime, Comic Book/Strip, * William...
Old Time Radio
by TCS
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John Stanley - Sherlock Holmes Alfred Shirley - Dr. Watson
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The Lum Edwards Collection
by Old Time Radio Researchers Group
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THE MYSTERIOUS TRAVELER The Mysterious Traveler ran on Mutual from December 1943 until about September of 1952. This tremendously popular radio show was truly an all around favorite for any mystery lover of the time. It was the brainchild and magnum opus of golden age writing greats Robert Arthur and David Kogan. During its magnificent run, it was nominated for the coveted Edgar award for "Best Radio Drama" in 1949, 1951 and finally garnered a hands down win in 1953. The only show to...
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Old Time Radio
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33 radio recordings of RKO's The Shadow, recorded as main character by Orson Welles between 1937 and 1938 It doesn't happen that often that a cultural icon plays a \"genre\" role, and in the 1930's it probably happened even less. But before a certain well-documented Martian Invasion rocketed him to fame and a contract with RKO, a 22 year-old Orson Welles funded his theatrical productions with radio work, including a year on the Mutual Network's now-legendary \"superhero\"...
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Topics: orson, welles, radio, rko, shadow, 1937, 1938
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CASEY, CRIME PHOTOGRAPHER This series went on the air on July 7, 1943 and lasted until April 22, 1955. A total of 431 episodes were broadcast. Casey, Crime Photographer had more history than substance. It was a B-grade radio detective on a par perhaps with The Adventures of the Falcon , better than Mr Keen, Tracer of Lost Persons , but lacking the style and polish of The Adventures of Sam Spade . Originally appearing in the pages of Black Mask , under the watchful eyes of then-editor Joseph...
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The Lum Edwards Collection
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21st PRECINCT Broadcast from July 7th 1953 through November 1st 1956 on the CBS network. 21st Precinct was a very dramatic police drama. CBS decided to use New York City as the backdrop for this series and to focus on the happenings in an actual police precinct. The premise was to put the listener into the drama from the opening phone call until the final report was written. The 21st was described as "just lines on a map of the city of New York. Most of the 173,000 people wedged into the...
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Bob and Ray For the Truly Desperate
Bob and Ray For the Truly Desperate
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by BNRToast
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 The shows presented here are digitized from the home recorded tapes of dedicated Bob and Ray fans. Some were produced by a person rushing to the radio, pushing the record button and holding a mike near the speaker. Others were taped fully at the time and rerecorded to edit out commercials and such later. One collector used a timer set-up and a direct connection to his tape machine. Fortunately the radio was usually tuned properly when the timer went off. These tape reels were...
Topics: Bob and Ray, radio, comedy
Old Time Radio
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19 Mercury Theater's radio programmes - 17 from 1938 (July-November) and 2 from 1946 BONUS: 1988 Special Programme - Mercury Theater Remembered with appearences and voices of those who worked in those programmes and still remember how Welles used to work. * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * - In 1937, Welles and the Mercury company earned a reputation for their inventive adaptation of William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar set in contemporary Fascist Italy. They moved on to...
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Topics: orson, welles, radio, mercury, theater, 1938, 1946
The Lum Edwards Collection
by Old Time Radio Researchers Group
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SPACE PATROL The mission of Space Patrol was to bring law and order to the interplanetary frontier. Each episode centered around the Space Patrol crew commanded by Commander Buzz Corry, as the crew jumped around the universe in Terra V. The show aired on ABC from 18 Sep 50 until 19 Mar 55. The cast included Ed Kemmer as Commander Corry, Lyn Osborn as Cadet Happy, Virginia Hewitt as Carol Karlyle, Ken Mayer as Major Robbie Robertson, Norman Jolley as Dr Malingro, Nina Bara as Tonga, and Bela...
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The Lum Edwards Collection
by Old Time Radio Researchers Group
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YOURS TRULY, JOHNNY DOLLAR THESE ARE THE EDMOND O'BRIEN EPISODES 02-03-1950 to 09-03-1952 The individual episodes of Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar have been broken down into several different pages by lead actor: Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar - Single Episodes or Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar - Single Episodes - Charles Russell Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar - Single Episodes - Edmond O'Brien Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar - Single Episodes - John Lund Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar - Single Episodes - Bob Bailey...
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The Lum Edwards Collection
by Old Time Radio Researchers Group
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THE SEALED BOOK The Sealed Book was a radio series of mystery and terror tales, produced and directed by Jock MacGregor for the Mutual network. Between March 18 and September 9, 1945, the melodramatic anthology series was broadcast on Sundays from 10:30pm to 11:00pm. Each week, after "the sound of the great gong," host Philip Clarke observed that the mysteriously silent "keeper of the book has opened the ponderous door to the secret vault wherein is kept the great sealed book, in...
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Old Time Radio
by Mr. F. Le Mur Collector
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Old radio advertisements from the 1930s, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s and 1970s.
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Topic: Advertising,otr,old radio,advertisements
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by Old Time Radio Researchers Group
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CALLING ALL CARS Calling All Cars aired from 29 Nov 1933 until 8 Sep 1939 and originated on the West coast over the Columbia Broadcasting System. The show was sponsored by the Rio Grande Oil Company which was a part of the Sinclair Oil Corporation. The show only ran in areas where Rio Grande "Cracked" gasoline was sold. The writer-director of the show was William N Robson. Each episode was dramatization of a true crime story, how each crime was solved and justice served. Episodes were...
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by Old Time Radio Researchers Group
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SEARS RADIO THEATER Sears Radio Theater was a radio drama anthology series which ran weeknightly on CBS Radio in 1979, sponsored by the Sears chain. Often paired with The CBS Radio Mystery Theater during its first season, the program offered a different genre of drama for each day's broadcast. In 1980, the program moved to the Mutual Broadcasting System and became the Mutual Radio Theater. The Mutual series broadcast repeats from the CBS run until September 1980, when a short season of new...
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Old Time Radio
by MurderMostBritish
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A collection of old-time radio shows and dramatizations I've collected together which are British mysteries, thrillers and suspense, most of which also have a murder or two.  Some of my favorites are included in this collection. I hope to offer more compiled collections in the future.
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Topics: otr, mystery, mysteries, British, murder, old, radio, old-time, vintage, old-time, radio, murder,...
Old Time Radio
by Old Time Radio Researchers Group
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THE PHIL HARRIS - ALICE FAYE SHOW Phil Harris was on the The Jack Benny Program since 1934, playing the jive-talking hipster bandleader of questionable repute. His band members were helpful in the sarcastic, fast-talking department, too. So when Phil Harris (in real life) married the glamorous and talented movie star Alice Faye, it seemed more like a match made in Hollywood than in Heaven. They knew each other from the old days of the Rudy Vallee Show , and were both radio veterans when they...
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Old Time Radio
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Classic old time radio showing starring Jack Webb (1946, 1949) and Ben Morris (1947-48) as Pat Novak, a street wise guy who rents boats and anything else a good man pays a bad one to do. Novak is always getting into scrapes when taking on jobs for hire or occassionally as a favor to a friend. When he does, he goes to see "The Only Honest Guy I Know" an ex-Doctor and a boozer named Jocko Madigan (played by Tudor Owens). Novak's nemesis is Lieutenant Hellman of Homicide (played by...
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Topics: Pat Novak, Jack Webb, Raymond Burr, Old Time Radio
The Lum Edwards Collection
by Gunsmoke
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Old Time Radio SHows. Gunsmoke Starring William Conrad as Matt Dillon. Western Theme.
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Old Time Radio
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Re-upload of OTRR files with corrected metadata for ease of use.
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Old Time Radio
by Old Time Radio Researchers Group
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MR. KEEN, TRACER OF LOST PERSONS When Mr. Keen, Tracer of Lost Persons first debuted over the Blue Network on October 12, 1937, the show’s title accurately described Keen’s stock-in-trade; the “kindly old investigator” tracked down individuals who had mysteriously vanished, leaving behind their families, homes, jobs and other day-to-day activities. Keen (he never had a first name, unless it was “Peachy”) was assisted in these duties by an Irishman named Mike Clancy. Mike...
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THE DAMON RUNYON THEATRE The Damon Runyon Theatre was another of Alan Ladd's Mayfair Transcription Company productions. Ladd, long an admirer of 'The Brighter Side', Damon Runyon's long-running newspaper column, initially signed Pat O'Brien to star as 'Broadway' in the program. Indeed we have an alleged audition from the program, titled "Princess O'Hara" in which O'Brien and Wendy Barrie are heard announcing the next production of the series, 'A Piece of Pie'. Newspaper listings of...
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THE WEIRD CIRCLE The Weird Circle was a 30-minute, syndicated, supernatural/fantasy series that ran from 1943 through 1945. There were 78 episodes produced. The show's strength was stories from famous writers of the two genres, including Robert Lewis Stevenson, Victor Hugo, Edgar Alan Poe and even Charles Dickens. Most all of the stories came from the Victorian era or older. The show obviously had a low production budget: though the show was aided by selections from famous book authors, it...
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Old Time Radio
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Tales of the Texas Rangers (Volume normalized) My favorite OTR show. I noticed that other internet offerings of this program had variable volume between and within shows, so I volume-normalized these files (with Audition) for consistent volume throughout each show, with all the shows the same. They're all 22050 Hz sampling rate and 32 Kbps MP3 encoded (most were that to begin with), and the MP3 tags have been set consistently. NO noise reduction was done. Missing episodes (3 of 95; 92 are...
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Topic: Tales of the Texas Rangers, OTR, old time radio, westerns, radio
Old Time Radio
by Old Time Radio Researchers Group
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THE JACK BENNY PROGRAM The Jack Benny Program aired from May 2, 1932 until June 22, 1958. The show was identified by different names based on the particular sponsor at the time. The Canada Dry Program was on the air from May 2, 1932 until October 26, 1932. It starred Jack Benny. The announcer was George Hicks with George Olsen and his wife Ethel Shutta providing music and vocals, and Jack's wife, Sadye Marks, as Mary Livingstone. The show moved over to CBS on October 30, 1932 to January 26,...
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Old Time Radio
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FOR NON-COMMERCIAL USE ONLY.
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Topics: mindwebs, scifi, sci fi, radio
Old Time Radio
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Adventures of Superman is a radio show which aired between 1938 and 1951 on Mutual and ABC with Kelloggs as a sponsor. While being aired on Mutual it was a 15 minute show but was increased to a half hour aftering moving to ABC. For more Old Time Radio shows click Free OTR Shows
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Old Time Radio
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(309 Episodes on 2 pgs) Pg 1 of 2 - 087 of 309 Eps Pg 2 of 2 - 222 of 309 Eps AMOS & ANDY (Pg 2 of 2) including: 1) First Lines of each episode 2) Program Announcers 3) Program Sponsorship Descriptions 4) Names of All Deleted Doubles Listed as "aka" in Title and Name description 5) BBC 2 Part Documentary: The Real Amos & Andy It took me 3 weeks to clean up my Amos & Andy collection. By cleaning up, I mean I have removed (75 plus) existing doubles, as a result of mis-dated,...
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Topics: Old Time Radio, OTR Sitcom, OTR Comedy, OTR Soap Opera, OTR Comedy Team
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by Old Time Radio Researchers Group
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NICK CARTER, MASTER DETECTIVE Nick Carter first made an appearance in a pulp novel in 1886. His popularity lasted over 100 years until the last Nick Carter-Killmaster book was published in 1990. The master detective first ventured into radio on April 11, 1943 on the Mutual Broadcasting System as The Return of Nick Carter , a nod to his pulp fiction history. The title was changed to Nick Carter, Master Detective shortly thereafter. Lon Clark starred as Mr. Carter throughout the run, with his...
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Old Time Radio
by Various Creators
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A bunch of old timey radio shows I had laying around on a hard drive,  I think they came from the old site Demonoid a long time ago. Some comedies, storytelling shows, serials, thriller/horror, mysteries and more! Enjoy. In order: Abbot and Costello Alien Worlds Amos and Andy Bloopers Boston Blakie Burns and Allen CBS Mystery Radio Theatre Comedians Detectives Dimension X Dragnet Escape Green Hornet Inner Sanctum Jack Benny Lights out Lone Ranger Misc Pihilip Marlowe Ray Bradbury Red Skeleton...
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(63 Episodes) "The Fibber McGee & Molly Show," one of the longest-running radio sitcoms, premiered on NBC Radio Network in 1935, remaining popular until its demise in 1959, long after radio had ceased to be the dominant form of American household entertainment. * SYNOPSIS: Much of the show's humor relied on recurring gags, unseen regulars & punchlines that popped up here & there for its many broadcast years. ** THE McGEE'S HALL CLOSET **: One of the running FM&M jokes...
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Old Time Radio Programs, The Lone Ranger
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(182 Episodes - one file is a 3-Episode file) Lum & Abner OTR Sitcom/Soap Opera ** ... Previously removed - hopefully back to stay. : ) OTR * def gp ddh
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OLD TIME RADIO RESEARCHERS GROUP This is a production of the Old Time Radio Researchers (OTRR) Group located at Old Time Radio Researchers Website (www.otrr.org) , Old Time Radio Researchers Facebook Group , and Old Time Radio Researchers Group . It contains the most complete and accurate version of this series in the best sound possible at the time of creation. An updated version will be issued if more episodes or better sounding ones become available. If you are interested in preserving Old...
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THE ADVENTURES OF FRANK RACE Broadcast: May 1, 1949- February 19, 1950 (East Coast) and June 5, 1951- March 25, 1952 (West Coast), syndicated Cast: Tom Collins as Frank Race (through "The Adventure of the Roughneck's Will", #22, 09/25/1949) Paul Dubov as Frank Race (from "The Adventure of the Green Doubloon", #23, 10/02/1949 to end) Tony Barrett as Mark Donovan Written and Directed by: Joel Murcott and Buckley Angel Music by: Ivan Ditmars Announcers: Art Gilmore, Michael Roy...
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YOURS TRULY, JOHNNY DOLLAR THESE ARE THE JOHN LUND EPISODES 11-28-1952 to 04-14-1953 The individual episodes of Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar have been broken down into several different pages by lead actor: Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar - Single Episodes or Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar - Single Episodes - Charles Russell Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar - Single Episodes - Edmond O'Brien Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar - Single Episodes - John Lund Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar - Single Episodes - Bob Bailey 15...
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HERE ARE SOME WONDERFUL EPISODES OF THE CBC RADIO SHOW "NIGHTFALL" A WONDERFUL RADIO PROGRAM FROM THE 1980'S- ENJOY! *There will be more episodes to come so check back soon!
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WHITEHALL 1212 Named after the then famous telephone number of Scotland Yard -- the headquarters of the London Metropolitan Police Force, Whitehall 1212 was a weekly crime drama radio show. It ran from November 18, 1951 until September 28, 1952. The stories were true and stated to be "the plain unvarnished facts, just as they occurred". The show, in their own words, presented some of the "most baffling cases" as hosted by the fictitious Scotland Yard Chief Superintendent...
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MOLLE MYSTERY THEATER NBC's Mystery Theatre began airing with much fanfare on September 7, 1943. The series promised stories from the greatest classical and contemporary mystery authors -- and production values to match. And it kept its promise. It was aided from the outset by the addition of an 'annotator'-- as it was described in the 1940s --named Geoffrey Barnes. The annotator served in the role of expositor, filling in on the plot development as necessary and providing a back-story when...
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CRIME AND PETER CHAMBERS Crime and Peter Chambers , stared Dane Clark as a hard-hitting private eye that worked well the with police department. His counter part at the NYPD was Lt. Parker, played by Bill Zuckert. The series was based on the character created by Henry Kane who wrote eight Peter Chambers novels before the series came to radio. Henry Kane wrote the scripts for the radio show adaptation which aired from 6 Apr to 7 Sep 1954 on NBC. The show was directed by Fred Weihe. There are a...
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SECRETS OF SCOTLAND YARD In an earlier time, just prior to and following the Second World War, the general public was fascinated by the subject of crime. Numerous magazines of "True Crime Stories" filled the newsstands. Radio also helped fill the need with fictional heroes such as Johnny Dollar and The Saint . Few true crime dramas, other than Gangbusters or Dragnet , sustained long term success on radio. The Secrets of Scotland Yardwas a successful crime drama series, initially...
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A CASE FOR DR. MORELLE A Case for Dr. Morelle was a 13-episode series which ran weekly in 1957 on the BBC Light Programme from April 23 to July 16. According to the author Ernest Dudley, the character began life in 1940 during World War Two air raids, as he was trying to think up a "different" kind of detective while also providing a comic role for the actress Jane Grahame, who was also his wife. The result, originally heard on the radio show Monday Night at Eight, involved the...
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Individual Files from the OTRR collection
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ROCKY FORTUNE Created in 1953 by writer George Lefferts and starring Frank Sinatra in the lead, Rocky Fortune followed the exploits of a marginally employed jack-of-all-trades Rocko Fortunato, or Rocky Fortune. Considered a second-rate show even when it aired, the series found Sinatra at the nadir of popularity after his 1940s crooning heights and just before his career was rekindled with his role in From Here to Eternity . The scripts, mostly by George Lefferts and Ernest Kinoy, often...
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Old Time Radio Programs. Gunsmoke Starring William Conrad as Matt Dillon. Western Theme.
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SQUAD CARS WRITERS: ADRIAN STEED, BEV PIERCE, ANTHONY FRIDJON, LOUIS IFE, COLIN FISH PRODUCER: COLIN FISH, LOUIS IFE DIRECTOR: DAVID GOODEN STUDIO: SONOVISION STUDIOS, JOHANNESBURG FOR SPRINGBOK RADIO STARRING: GORDON MULHOLLAND, HAL ORLANDINI, DIANE APPLEBY, ANNABEL LINDER DIANE STUART, DANA NIEHAUS, GRAHAM ARMITAGE, NIC DE JAGGER TONY JAY, PATRICK MYNHARDT, GABRIEL BAYMAN, ANTHONY FRIDJON LOUIS IFE, COLIN FISH, CLIVE SCOTT, DALE CUTTS, MICHAEL MAYER MEL MILLER, TROMP TERRE'BLANCHE, BRIAN...
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(97 Episodes) THE BEST sitcom BY FAR!! "The Aldrich Family" is one of those really GREAT and TIMELESS Old Time Radio sitcoms that make you laugh every time you listen to it. The main characters (created by Clifford Goldsmith) never age. Henry Aldrich (portrayed by Ezra Stone, Vic Jones and Bobby Ellis) is one of those types of teenagers everyone has met at sometime during life, as is his best buddy, Homer Brown (Jackie Kelk, Jack Grimes, Johnny Fieldler). More characters: Mary...
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The 1945-53 officially backed radio series (the first episode includes an appearance by FBI director J. Edgar Hoover) detailing real life cases from the files of the FBI.
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CRIME CLUB The Crime Club aired on the Mutual Broadcasting System as a half-hour weekly radio series, beginning on December 2, 1946 and continuing until October 16, 1947, a run of 47 episodes. It aired on Mondays at 8 p.m. through December and then on Thursdays at 10 p.m. It was also heard on Wednesdays and Sundays on some stations. Each installment was introduced by the series host, The Librarian, portrayed by Barry Thomson and Raymond Edward Johnson (who was perhaps better known as the host...
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Bold Venture is the radio adventure series starring Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall that originally aired in 1951-52. Bogart plays hotel and boat owner Slate Shannon, and Bacall plays his ward, Sailor Duval. The two often became entangled in tight situations when hiring their services to shady characters. These episodes sound clean, clear and full, thanks to the folks at http://bold-venture.co.uk/. The episode titles follow the work done by Digital Deli Too...
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deals. The Mutual Broadcasting System began broadcasting a radio version of Hopalong Cassidy, with Andy Clyde as the sidekick, in January 1950; at the end of September, the show moved to CBS Radio, where it ran into 1952.[1] Also in 1950, Hopalong Cassidy was featured on the first lunch box to bear an image, causing sales for Aladdin Industries to jump from 50,000 units sold the previous year to 600,000 units sold. Hopalong Cassidy also appeared on the cover of national magazines, such as Look,...
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ROGUE'S GALLERY Rogue's Gallery came to the Mutual network on September 27, 1945 with Dick Powell portraying Richard Rogue, a private detective who invariably ended up getting knocked out each week and spending his dream time in acerbic conversation with his subconscious self, Eugor. Rogue's Gallery was, in a sense, Dick Powell's rehearsal for Richard Diamond, Private Detective . Powell played private detective Richard Rogue, who trailed luscious blondes, protected witness, and did whatever...
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MR AND MRS NORTH Mr. and Mrs. North are fictional American amateur detectives. Created by Frances and Richard Lockridge, the couple were featured in a series of 26 Mr. and Mrs. North novels, a Broadway play, a motion picture and several radio and television series. Mr. and Mrs. North was a radio mystery series that aired on CBS from 1942 to 1954. Alice Frost and Joseph Curtin had the title roles when the series began in 1942. The characters, publisher Jerry North and his wife Pam, lived in...
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PAT NOVAK, FOR HIRE Pat Novak, for Hire , is an old-time radio detective drama series which originally aired from 1946-1948, and revived in 1949. It started as a West Coast regional produced program at KGO in San Francisco. This regional version originally starred Jack Webb in the title role, with scripts by his roommate Richard L. Breen. When Webb and Breen moved from San Francisco to Los Angeles, Webb was replaced by Ben Morris, and Breen by Gil Doud. Meanwhile in LA, Webb and Breen, joined...
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THE HALLS OF IVY The Halls of Ivy was an NBC radio sitcom that ran from 1949 - 1952. It was created by Fibber McGee and Molly co-creator/writer Don Quinn before being adapted into a CBS television comedy (1954-55) produced by ITC Entertainment and Television Programs of America. British husband-and-wife actors Ronald Colman and Benita Hume starred in both versions of the show. Quinn developed the show after he had decided to leave Fibber McGee and Molly in the hands of his protege Phil Leslie....
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